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96 school children hospitalised in China

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013 - 18:08

Beijing: At least 96 school children were on Friday hospitalised with suspected food poisoning in a northern Chinese province.

The municipal government of Qian`an in Hebei Province said 15 students of Yangdianzi Middle School suffered from nausea and diarrhoea, and more pupils developed similar symptoms overnight.

All affected students have been sent to a local health centre and two hospitals and are all in stable condition, Xinhua news agency quoted local health authorities as saying.

The school`s canteen has been closed as authorities launched an investigation.


First Published: Friday, September 27, 2013 - 18:08

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